Ticker: If Detroit Lions draft wide receiver early, does that mean he's Calvin Johnson's successor?
You've seen the mock NFL drafts that project the Lions taking a wide receiver with the 10th pick (best-case scenario Clemson's Sammy Watkins, or maybe Texas A&M's Mike Evans).
Does taking another receiver that high make sense to anyone this side of Matt Millen? Maybe, if they're trying to assemble an ultra-potent passing attack, with Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate already in the fold.
But Michael David Smith said in a PFT Live video at NBCSports.com the Lions might have another motive.
Are they thinking about a day when they won't have Calvin Johnson anymore? he said. The reality... read more
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